Kathy Crow Commons
Growth | Community | Service
With deep roots, comes abundant growth.
Growth | Community | Service
Kathy Crow Commons is a family of students, faculty, and staff who work hard to create a welcoming home away from home. We encourage creative growth, value our cultural and religious differences, foster comprehensive learning of all kinds, and serve the greater good. We strive to create a transformative environment that encourages wellness and intellectual enrichment.
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Dallas civic leader Kathy Crow earned her Master of Business Administration from the Cox School of Business. In addition to serving on the SMU Board of Trustees, she is a member of the executive boards of the Cox School of Business and the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development. She also has served in the Women’s Economics and Finance Series at Cox. Harlan Crow earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and soon afterward joined Trammell Crow Company. He has worked with Crow-affiliated entities for nearly 40 years and currently serves as chairman and CEO of Crow Family Holdings. He is a member of several boards of directors, including the George W. Bush Presidential Library Foundation, the American Enterprise Institute, and the Monticello Foundation Board.
|Community abbreviations|| KCC, KCROW
|Physical address|| 5811 Bush Ave.
|Room types||Singles and doubles|
|Gender||Co-ed by gender by room|
Get to know the faculty, staff, and student leaders of Kathy Crow Commons.
Professor Robinson teaches and writes in the areas of property, intellectual property, patent law, and technology law. His current research focuses on the impact of judicial decisions and administrative patent policy on emerging technology. Thomson Reuters has twice recognized Professor Robinson’s articles on patent infringement as the best in intellectual property law. He lives in Kathy Crow Commons with his wife, Tynesia and children, Sydney and Dylan. They have enjoyed welcoming the residents of Kath Crow into their extended family. Learn more about Professor Robinson and his family.
Residential Community Director
Macon Betts is from Raleigh, North Carolina. She holds a bachelor's degree in Journalism and History from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (Go Heels!) and a master's degree in education from the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!). She enjoys watching any and all sporting events, listening to podcasts and music, and traveling in her free time. Macon is most excited to work with SMU students to build connections and community in Kathy Crow Commons this year.